5. Using styles for everything


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5. Using styles for everything

When ID professionals work on a publication that's anything more than a few paragraphs long, they use styles. Styles are named collections of formatting attributes. And they use styles to help them quickly format text and objects and tables that keep the formatting consistent and that allows them to easily modify the formatting just by editing the style. Now I've come across a lot of users who put together entire magazines or journals or even catalogs without ever using styles other than basic paragraph.

So it's kind of crazy. I want to make sure that everybody understands that one of the hallmarks of a true InDesign professional is using named styles for basically everything, because though it's a little more work upfront, it definitely pays off in the long run. So we're going to take a quick look at this magazine and the exercise files called Javaco that has some good styles built into it. And if you're ever interviewing somebody for position as an InDesign pro...

5. Using styles for everything
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5. Using styles for everything provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros

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Design
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